Sara Duterte: We should commit to heart priorities of God, country, family

Daniza Fernandez 06/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — “We should commit to heart the priorities of God, country, and family.” This was the message of vice president-elect Sara Duterte during her inauguration at the San Pedro Square in Davao City on Sunday,…

Duterte accepts PDP-Laban nomination to run for VP in 2022

Daphne Galvez, Krissy Aguilar 08/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted his party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan’s (PDP-Laban), endorsement to run for vice president in the 2022 elections. In a statement on Tuesday, PDP-Laban said Duterte “agreed…

VP has no immunity from suit, lawyers agree

Nestor Corrales, TIna Santos 07/20/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Contrary to the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte at the controversial gathering of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) on Saturday, the vice president enjoys “no immunity from suit,” several lawyers agreed on…

PDP-Laban members urge Duterte to run for VP in 2022 – lawmaker

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A resolution calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to run as Vice President in the 2022 elections is being passed among members of his political party, PDP-Laban. This was revealed Thursday by House Deputy Speaker…

After VP feat, Harris likely to get another shot at history-making

Agence France Presse 01/22/2021

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris smashed through one of America’s highest glass ceilings Wednesday, becoming the first woman, first Black American and first person of Asian heritage to be appointed vice president, blazing a trail in the most…

NKorea slams US VP Pence, renews threat to quit summit

AP 05/24/2018

Tokyo — North Korea has renewed its threat to pull out of a summit next month with President Donald Trump, saying it is just as ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the negotiating table.…

Cebu achievers star in VP photo exhibit

Nestle L. Semilla 03/27/2018

Amid the prevalence of fake news and online trolls in social media, Vice President Leni Robredo said there should be stories that will inspire people into making positive change. The vice president graced the launching and presentation…

VP Robredo wishes success, good health for Duterte on his birthday

Nestle L. Semilla 03/27/2018

A day before President Rodrigo Duterte’s birthday, Vice President Leni Robredo expressed her wish for the president during her visit in Cebu City on Tuesday afternoon. Robredo, who graced the launching and presentation of Istorya ng Pag-asa…

UP Cebu grad chosen as Asia-Pacific VP in youth congress

Christian Orellano 03/05/2018

Justine Raphael Luis Balane was voted as Vice President for Asia-Pacific during the 33rd International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) World Congress last February in Montenegro. Balane, a Mass Communication graduate of the University of the Philippines…

VP Robredo visits Vidal’s tomb at Cebu Cathedral

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/29/2017

  VICE President Leni Robredo on Saturday paid her respects to the late Ricardo J. Cardinal Vidal, whose remains lie in the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral mausoleum. At the mausoleum, the Vice President was accompanied by Cebu Governor…

VP Leni thanks media, to visit poor communities

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/13/2016

Vice President Leni Robredo marked her third official visit to Cebu with a thanksgiving dinner with local journalists. Robredo arrived in Cebu on Tuesday afternoon following her visit to Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga del Norte in…

VP Robredo no longer expects Cabinet post

07/03/2016

Leni rides bus to Naga for inauguration party VICE President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo is no longer expecting any Cabinet position under the Duterte administration. “Hindi na siguro. Ako naman, nakakasa na na hindi ako bibigyan. Handa…

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